[T3] On that 73 T-3 horn
catnine09 at dslextreme.com
Sun Nov 12 16:57:06 PST 2017
I looked at 4 way flashers and most do not have the resister .
This is a link to the one just like mine except the knob part .
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From: "William J" <catnine09 at dslextreme.com>
To: <type3 at vwtype3.org>
Sent: Sunday, November 12, 2017 4:23 PM
Subject: [T3] On that 73 T-3 horn
> It seems the resistance is between the T/S switch horn wiper and the wheel
> contact ring. I cleaned both best I could with the wheel on . The one
> brown lead to the T/S switch does complete the horn ground it also seems
> to supply ground for the headlamp dimmer relay to the brown/white wire.
> The horn button just completes the ground circuit.
> I can see the contact wiper has a small hole worn in it about 1/16"
> diameter right where is rides on the ring.
> The only way I can repair that is remove the wheel if it can be repaired .
> If I can get the wheel off I may be able to solder a thin strip of brass
> to cover the hole or use very small screws.If I recall the brass wiper is
> held by plastic . The rest of the switch works pefect as does the wiper
> I also pulled the headland switch out and 4 way . The headlamp switch was
> loose where it fastens to the dash and the 4 way I wanted to check the
> connections and found the metal housing was loose so I recrimped it . It
> also was a differnt part number than the 72 spare I have and has a 300 ohm
> resistor from contact 54 to a solder spot titled R which is not a male
> spade. It also has just one ground wire to the case not two like the
> Bentley shows.
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